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This are the assessment and recommendations of the youth policy review of Jordan. The study provides a rigorous analysis of the social inclusion and well-being of young Jordanians using the latest available data and a multidimensional approach. Based on the results of the analysis, the report proposes a series of recommendations for the development of public policies in favor of youth.
With close to 70% of the population being below age 30, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a very youthful country. With such a large young population, investing in young people is not just a matter of rights; it is also a matter of smart social and economic development, according to the OECD Development Centre’s Youth Well-Being Policy Review in Jordan.
The article contains general information on youth-related issues in Jordan.
Youth development continues to be a high priority in Jordan. Adolescents (10-19 years) comprise nearly one fifth of Jordan’s population (SOWC 2015) while 68% are below the age of 30.
Female Members of Parliaments from across the world met in Jordan to discuss women’s political leadership, education, health, entrepreneurship, migration, peace and security.
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4-page policy note detailing the key results and recommendations from OECD Trade Policy Paper 179 on the Participation of Developing Countries in Global Value Chains.
This report assesses the main governance and financing challenges to private sector participation in the water supply and sanitation sector of Jordan, and provides ways forward to address them.